To Fill or To Fondle Book #42
To Fill or To Fondle #42 A book to use or to peruse, or both.
Open. Not blank. Not empty. Bookbinding as color study, as pattern test, as collection, as collage. Now it's your turn to fill or to fondle.
To Fill or To Fondle #42 Screenprinted grey ink on black heavy-weight washable paper cover. Sparkling silver endpapers. Interior pages: grey, white and black of various textures and materials, plus prints, ephemera and calligraphy worksheet inclusions. Grey binding thread.
Closed: approximately 8.75 inches tall, 5.75 inches wide, and 1.5 inches thick. Pages: approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Made 2020. Signed with studio stamps, book number, and dated.
To Fill or To Fondle is an open edition of handbound books picking up where the sold out series Relative Medium ended. Made individually in small batches, no two books are alike. These hefty books contain blank pages of various colors as well as inclusions of screenprints, cyanotypes, photographs, clippings, tags, signs, vintage ephemera and repurposed prints..